Posts tagged "primer"

Beauty Test Drive: Dermalogica SkinPerfect Primer

I've had my tube of Dermalogica SkinPerfect Primer for awhile now, and for most of that time I've used it occasionally when I needed an extra layer of coverage for under my eyes or to conceal redness around my nose. I liked it a lot, but it probably wouldn't have made it into my deserted…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 28, 2013

Beauty 911: Help Me Figure Out Where Primer Fits Into My Makeup Routine!

"I just bought my first primer and I was so excited to use it, but then I realized I don't actually know how to use it. Does it go on before or after my concealer? What about moisturizer? My daily regimen includes sunscreen, concealer, powder, and now primer. Could you help me figure out the…

By: Rachel Krause / September 5, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: JK Jemma Kidd Primer

I've always thought primer was a slightly dodgy beauty product. Do I really need to put more gunk on my face, on top of my moisturizer and serum but under my makeup? Apparently so. I'll admit primer does keep foundation and concealer on my face longer, which is ideal for days that my skin i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 26, 2012

Flawless Skin — Without The Airbrushing

We all want airbrushed smooth skin without having to pay the hundreds of dollars fancy airbrush makeup kits cost, am I right? Thank God for BB Cream, a masterful all-in-one cream that does the job of an airbrush makeup without the high cost. Smashbox's BB Cream is lightweight and airy, and comes with SPF 35.

By: Julie Gerstein / April 12, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: Philosophy “The Present” Clear Makeup

I'm of the ilk that believes any and all makeup is ill-advised without the use of primer. On my fairly oily skin, I can't go a day without applying a good primer before my foundation or tinted moisturizer, lest I lose my carefully applied face by midday. I've tried quite a few, including the highly…

By: Rachel Krause / March 13, 2012